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Arumugam lands in the city to protest to a minister about water pollution in his village. Here, he gets involved in a battle against corrupt politicians and rowdies, who leave him practically dead.




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Cast overview:
Vikram ... Arumugam (as 'Chiyaan' Vikram)
Jyotika ... Eeswari (as Jyothika)
Reema Sen ... Swapna
Sayaji Shinde ... Minister
Telangana Sakuntala ... Sornakka
Manoj K. Jayan ... Inspector Karunakaran
Vivek ... Arumugam's Friend
Paravai Muniyamma Paravai Muniyamma ... Grandmother Mundakanniswari
Mayilsamy ... Arumugam's Friend
Pasupathy ... Aadhi
Chitti Babu Chitti Babu ... Minister's PA

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Arumugham (Vikram) is an uneducated, good hearted, helpful village hick. Easwari (Jyothika) is his childhood friend. A chemical factory in the village pollutes the local river and when all attempts to stop the factory waste from going to the drinking water falls flat, the villagers decide to send Arumugham to Chennai and meet the concerned minister who has won from their constituency. He sets out for the city with Easwari and her grandmother and they stay with Arumugham's friend (Vivek) and gang. Swapna (Reema Sen) is a model who stays in the same area and she lusts after Arumugham. They meet the Minister (Sayaji Shinde) who is extremely nice to them and promises to help them. Soon Arumugham is forced by circumstances to fight against an anti-social gang with a lady boss. An honest police officer (Manoj.K.Jayan) tries to collect evidence against the criminal gang. When Arumugham realizes that the bad guys are the henchmen of the same Minister who is behind all the crimes, ! Written by RC

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The song "Aasai Aasai" was reused as "Rafta Rafta" with a slight change of tune in the movie "Hulchul", wherein the music was also composed by S. Bhattacharya. See more »


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An excellent Action movie
29 July 2008 | by aryarockySee all my reviews

Dhool is an excellent action movie.with a very good screen play dharani directed it very well.and it set a new trend in Tamil cinema industries.i wish a lot movies like this from dharani.don't miss this film highly recommended.

highlight of the film is action and comedy of vivek paravai muniama has played a very good role in this movie and all cast has done there best including pasupathy

overall the film is very well made with action,music,editing,comedy and all commercial aspects needed for tamil cinema...hats of to dharani we expect a lot from u too

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10 January 2003 (India) See more »

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